Boise, Idaho USA (January 7, 2016) – Supercross season is just around the corner, and Rekluse is pleased to announce their race team partners for the 2016 season.
“We are excited to support so many great partners with our clutch technology,” said Austin Paden, Pro Support Manager. “We are driven by helping our riders achieve their performance goals and we’re happy to play a part in pushing the sport forward in 2016.”
Barn Pros Racing/ Home Depot Yamaha – Based out of Monroe, WA, the BRP team has grown from humble origins in 2012 into a well-polished team with serious podium potential. 2016 marks the first season they have partnered with Rekluse. “Over the years we have used other clutch components to get the maximum power to the ground, but it was always a constant work in progress,” said Scot Steffy, Barn Pros Team Manager. “With Rekluse all we have to do is plug and play because they have the best clutch system on the market today. When winning is on the line we cannot accept second best.” The Yamaha backed team will be contesting the West Coast Championship.
#68 Cole Martinez (West Coast Lites)
#87 Austin Politelli (West Coast Lites)
#76 Scott Champion (West Coast Lites)
JMC Motorsport –This is a Northwest Privateer effort. Chris and Noah have joined forces for a 2016 Husqvarna 250 West Lites effort. Chris and Noah have been Rekluse riders for a number of years and we are excited to continue to work with them.
#96 Noah McConahy (West Coast Lites)
#222 Chris Howell (West Coast Lites)
Motorcycle Superstore Suzuki Racing Team – Formed through a new partnership between Albertson Enterprises and Motorcycle Superstore, this factory level team will contest the East and West SX in the Lites class aboard Suzuki RM-Z 250’s.
# 84 Jimmy Albertson(East Coast Lites)
#174 Josh Osby(East Coast Lites)
#45 Kyle Cunningham (West Coast Lites)
#172 Mark Worth (West Coast Lites)
Privateer Journey – Under the management of Ted Parks, the Privateer Journey has become an iconic fixture of outdoor racing. This year’s roster includes 450SX and 250SX racers on both coasts.
#79 Nick Schmidt (450SX)
#95 Dustin Pipes (450SX)
#247 Teddy Parks (450SX)
#713 Chad Cook (450SX)
#329 Chad Gores (450SX)
#902 Killian Auberson (West Coast Lites)
#571 Shawn Yarborough (West Coast Lites)
#179 Dylan Pemberlon (East Coast Lites)
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Racing Team – This Utah based team has expanded their program for 2016, and they recently brought long-time Rekluse Rider Kyle Chisholm on board. Their roster will be racing Honda CRFs.
#11 Kyle Chisholm (450SX)
#792 Bracken Hall (West Coast Lites)
Star Yamaha Racing –A new Rekluse partner, Star Yamaha features some of the biggest names in Supercross. The team has riders contesting the East and West Coast Lites, and both Jeremy Martin and Cooper Webb will be defending their red plates in the 2016 season.
#1 Jeremy Martin (East Coast Lites)
# 1 Cooper Webb (West Coast Lites)
#26 Alex Martin (West Coast Lites)
#289 Mitchell Harrison (West Coast Lites)
#23 Aaron Scott Plessinger (East Coast Lites)
Strikt Triple Effect Racing Team – Three-time National Motocross Champion Marty Smith and former motocross racer Billy Urban manage this new program, which will contest the 250 class of the West Coast Championship series this season.
#486 Damon Back (West Coast Lites)
#820 Dalton Oxborrow (West Coast Lites)
#91 Brandon Scharer (West Coast Lites)
#92 Ryan Breece (West Coast Lites)
Team K1 Speed / BWR Engines / SSi Decals – Operated by Brian White, the owner of BWR Engines, the team will contest the West Coast Championship aboard Hondas CRFs.
#291 Kyle White (450SX)
#761 Cade Clason (450SX)
#644 Nick Kouwenberg (West Coast Lites)
YP.com / Nuclear Blast / Slaton Racing KTM – 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for this team. They recently acquired team manager Paul Marciano Jr., who brings 15 years of team management experience to the table, and they have a roster of two promising riders. The team will contest the West Coast Lites aboard KTMs.
#127 Cole Thompson (West Coast Lites)
#103 Zach Commans (West Coast Lites)